Choreographing family, career and an Irish dance business

Family Life OConnor Fam WBeverly Hunt O'Connor juggles a full-time sales career, family and a dance studio. A mom of two boys, ages 12 and 15, the Edgewater resident works in medical sales and teaches Irish step dancing evenings and weekends at the Hunt School of Irish Dance, which she owns with her sister. She also travels to national and international competitions with her students. We recently caught up with O'Connor to learn about her passion for Irish dance and how she manages to balance her busy life.

Preserve restaurant owners juggle work and family

Family Life Hoffmans WMichelle and Jeremy Hoffman opened the Preserve restaurant in Annapolis in April 2015 and were recently named one of the “100 Very Best Restaurants 2016” by the Washingtonian. Jeremy is the chef of the popular establishment and Michelle serves as general manager and leads the craft beverage program. Their son, Parker, is 5. They credit their extended family for helping them balance career and family life. We recently caught up with the Annapolis couple to find out how they make their busy and demanding life in the restaurant business work.

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